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Press Releases

Women’s Media Center Congratulates Co-Founder Gloria Steinem on Presidential Medal of Freedom

August 8, 2013

Steinem is one of 16 recognized with the nation's highest civilian honor.

Lily Tomlin To Host The Women’s Media Center 2013 Women’s Media Awards on October 8 in New York

August 7, 2013

Tables and tickets for the awards can be purchased now.

Women’s Media Center Congratulates Gwen Ifill, Judy Woodruff New Co-anchors for PBS “Newshour”

August 7, 2013

The veteran correspondents take over their new role in September.

Women’s Media Center Mourns Loss of Helen Thomas

July 22, 2013

Thomas was a pioneer, trailblazer who helped open the doors for women journalists

Saudi Activist Sentenced to Prison To Appear on “Women’s Media Center Live with Robin Morgan”

June 20, 2013

Host Robin Morgan has exclusive interview with Wajeha Al-Huwaider

Women’s Media Center Congratulates Cyndi Stivers, New Editor-in-Chief of

May 13, 2013

Stivers will direct all editorial and programming for AOL's homepage

WMC Announces A Celebration of the Life of Mary Thom

May 1, 2013

A memorial service will be held Monday and an award will be named in her honor.

WMC Co-Founders Express Disappointment Over Reports White House Didn’t Nominate Woman to FCC Chair

April 30, 2013

A number of women reportedly were considered for the position.

The Women’s Media Center Mourns the Loss of Mary Thom, Author, Feminist, Editor

April 27, 2013

WMC co-founders, friends and colleagues say her death Is an “enormous blow”

Name It. Change It. Releases New Research on Appearance Coverage of Women & Campaign Simulation

April 8, 2013

Name It. Change It. released two new studies that demonstrate the gender-based challenges women face from the media when they run for office.